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Jobs and Internships

Open positions with Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey and other related wildlife conservation opportunities.


Image of 2018 CWF Volunteer Research Intern Megan Fielding holds a juvenile terrapin that was found at LBIF in Loveladies, NJ. We released it back onto their protected saltmarsh after adoring it.2018 CWF Volunteer Research Intern Megan Fielding holds a juvenile terrapin that was found at LBIF in Loveladies, NJ. We released it back onto their protected saltmarsh after adoring it.

CWF EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Environmental Educator
Part-time: 15-25 hours per week
Primary Locations – Trenton, Newark, and Monmouth County, NJ

The nonprofit Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey seeks an experienced Educator to help build our fast-growing education program.

Education responsibilities may include:

  • delivering in-class, after-school, and summer programs in varied locations for grades ranging from Kindergarten through Middle School
  • assisting on field trips
  • managing our annual 5th-grade wildlife art and essay contest;
  • developing our high school online technology contest;
  • developing curricula around our wildlife webcams;
  • developing our Scout Merit Badge program;
  • developing new standards-based programming, and
  • other education work as needed.


The job will also include a range of administrative responsibilities in support of the education program. NJ-based travel will be necessary. Most work will be during business hours; however, there may be occasional nights or weekend work needed.

Three years or more experience in environmental education or education is preferred, along with a Bachelor’s degree; nonprofit experience is a plus. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic, knowledgeable professional with excellent classroom presentation skills, strong communications, multi-tasking ability, and the motivation to be a successful self-starter.

Deadline for applications is October 1, 2019. Select candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis, so candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Position may start as soon as possible.Must have NJDOE Certificate in Teaching in a related subject. Salary commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter to CWF at careers@ConserveWildlifeNJ.org. Please note “Education Position” in email subject line.


Science Teacher (part-time)

Conserve Wildlife Foundation seeks proactive and motivated educator with initiative and experience in teaching STEAM-based programs. Must be great with kids, personable, a quick learner, flexible with scheduling, a good writer, comfortable with social media, and able to adapt to diverse audiences and topics. Teaching experience required, Certificate or Certificate of Eligibility in science or related field of study preferred. Position requires frequent travel within NJ.

Approx. 10-20 hours per week to start. Salary commensurate with experience. Some weekends required.

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to: joyce.liebtag@conservewildlifenj.org


Artist in Residence (part-time)

Conserve Wildlife Foundation seeks an artist in residence to implement our National Arts Standards-aligned art curriculum into two Essex County schools. The 5th-grade program starts in October 2019 and will take place once weekly for 7 consecutive weeks. Must have NJDOE Certification as a Teacher of Art. Pay rate commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to: joyce.liebtag@conservewildlifenj.org


CWF INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Conserve Wildlife Foundation is excited to offer 2019 Fall Internship opportunities. Internship applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

Our volunteer opportunities include a range of internships, which can offer either course credit or professional experience - depending on the intern's university requirements. Small stipends may be available in certain cases. Intern candidates can include both college students and grads. Below are internships within the following fields:


ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION INTERNSHIP

This position is based at the Trenton office. Responsibilities may include assisting classroom programs, field trips, educational outreach, and related administrative and communications tasks. A minimum of 10 hours per week required.

Please email cover letter and resume to info@conservewildlifenj.org


CWF OFFICE-BASED INTERNSHIPS

The following positions can be structured to potentially earn credits or volunteer hours. They are based in Trenton, New Jersey. Schedule can range from 7-25 hours per week, with flexible hours. College students, graduate students, and recent graduates are encouraged to apply.

Please email cover letter and resume, referencing in the subject line which internship you are interested in, to intern@conservewildlifenj.org.

Special Events and Fundraising Internship - *needed Fall 2019**

Special Events and Fundraising internship to include developing event logistics, researching prospective donors, creating and distributing announcements and invitations, securing, collecting and tracking auction items, assisting with mailings and phone calls related to donations, and providing support for event planning and other fundraising projects as needed. A minimum of 14 hours a week required.

Wildlife Conservation Internship

Assist CWF's various wildlife projects through research, correspondence, and administrative work.

Graphic Design Internship

Utilize Adobe Creative Cloud to create brochures, flyers, and other promotional items for CWF events and projects.

Public Affairs Internship

Assist CWF on policy initiatives, including research, communications, and serving as a liaison on various advocacy initiatives.

GIS/Mapping Internship

Assist with collection and analysis of GIS data for various wildlife conservation projects. Candidate must be proficient with ArcGIS, Excel and be familiar with statistical analysis, knowledge of R statistical programming software preferable. Other responsibilities may include literature searches and data processing.

Art Internship

Assit in the coordination of statewide art and photography exhibits, develop website material, explore program options in wildlife photography ethics.

Communications Internship

Work with CWF staff on social media strategy, email marketing, media relations and other public outreach projects.

Journalism Internship

Work with CWF staff on website copy, blogging, media strategy, print and electronic newsletter projects.

Marketing Internship

Work with CWF staff on corporate outreach, member outreach, and event promotion.


CWF FIELD INTERNSHIPS

Pollinator Internship

Non-profit CWF seeks interns for a non-paid position in Summer 2018. Interns may work out of either our Trenton location or at a nature center in Bergen County. Interns may work on promoting native plants and pollinators, restoring habitat, and public engagement regarding pollinators. This internship will be 10-25 hours a week; weekend availability is a plus but not required. Position is either volunteer or could earn college credits where applicable. Mileage reimbursed for any field work beyond offices.

Please send cover letter and resume to intern@conservewildlifenj.org

Botany Internship

Non-profit CWF seeks interns for a non-paid position in Summer 2018. Interns would primarily work out of our Trenton office and a site in Hunterdon County. Interns may work on creating an inventory of plants at a site restoration, as well as public engagement regarding at-risk species of plants. This internship will be 10-25 hours a week; weekend availability is possible but not required. Position is either volunteer, or could earn college credits where applicable. Mileage reimbursed for any travel beyond office or field site.

Please send cover letter and resume to intern@conservewildlifenj.org

Image of 2016 Great Bay Terrapin Project intern, Carly Sibilia holds an adult female terrapin.Zoom+ 2016 Great Bay Terrapin Project intern, Carly Sibilia holds an adult female terrapin.

Great Bay Terrapin Project Summer Student Research Internship (Application Period Closed)

This is a volunteer position in the southern Ocean County & Atlantic County areas. This year the position is a volunteer position. We are seeking one student intern for 2019.

Intern(s) will work with CWF biologists and conduct hourly surveys on Great Bay Blvd. in Little Egg Harbor and Route 30 in Absecon from mid-May to late July. Intern will use their own vehicle to conduct road surveys and collect morphometric data on terrapins encountered in roadways. They will also work with volunteers to schedule patrols and manage roads that are patrolled. The main goals of the project are to reduce road mortality rates, raise awareness of terrapins, and to educate the public about terrapins. Interns will also help enter and analyze data for annual reporting.

More information:

Download 2019 Great Bay Terrapin Project Summer Student Research Internship

2019 Great Bay Terrapin Project Summer Student Research Internship - 450.0KB
Information about the 2019 Great Bay Terrapin Project Volunteer Research Internship. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Ben Wurst by March 1, 2019.


CWF VIDEO/MULTIMEDIA INTERNSHIPS

The following position may be able to offer a paid stipend for qualified candidates. Intern will need the ability to travel, but can otherwise be managed from home or school. Please email cover letter and resume, referencing in the subject line which internship you are interested in, to intern@conservewildlifenj.org.

Videography Internship

Gather footage and edit videos showcasing CWF's wildlife projects statewide. Should have video experience; access to video equipment is recommended. Intern will need capacity for at least some state travel, which will be reimbursed to intern. Qualified applicants may be eligible for an additional paid stipend.

Podcast Internship

Gather footage to create audio and video podcasts showcasing CWF's wildlife projects statewide. Should have video and editing experience; access to video equipment is recommended. Intern will need capacity for at least some state travel, which will be reimbursed to intern.


CWF RESEARCH INTERNSHIPS

Please email cover letter and resume, referencing in the subject line which internship you are interested in, to intern@conservewildlifenj.org

Wildlife Conservation Internship

Assist CWF's various wildlife projects through conservation research, outreach, and administrative work, along with potential opportunities to get out in the field.


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